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HPNA Certifies 9 for v3.1

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- HomePNA announced today that it has certified an additional nine products and the first 320 Mbps chipset reference design as HomePNA 3.1 compliant, increasing the number of certified products to 26. The new certifications include ADSL and VDSL residential gateways, set-top boxes, Ethernet to HomePNA 3.1 bridges, and an iNID outdoor residential gateway/indoor Wi-Fi access point.

“Plugfests increase the value of the HomePNA standard by expanding the certified options available to service providers for installing and deploying IP-based multimedia home networks,” said Gary Schultz, president of Multimedia Research Group, Inc., which publishes research on IPTV home networking technologies. “Plugfests give companies the opportunity to test new products against the HomePNA specification and for interoperability with other HomePNA products.”

Home Phoneline Networking Alliance (HomePNA)

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